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How do I convert ( ' ) into something Prolog's name/2 can handle, e.g. ( \' )?

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Contributed by Zombie eubios on Oct 17, 2001 at 05:03 UTC
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In other words, how do I convert single quotes into escaped single quotes?

(to be deleted) Answer: How do I convert ( ' ) into something Prolog's name/2 can handle, e.g. ( \' )?
contributed by MrNobo1024

Just use a substitution regex:

$str =~ s|'|\\'|g;

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